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Can a landlord show an occupied unit in Illinois or do they…

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Can a landlord show...

Can a landlord show an occupied unit in Illinois or do they have to wait until the unit is vacated?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps has the landlord taken so far? Have they prepared or filed any paperwork?

No. I have given a 60 day notice, and they say they will start showing it in December.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have they talked to an IL lawyer about this?

I don't know> I am not in a dispute with them, I just wanted to know if them showing it next month is legal.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Answer: Yes, the landlord may show the rental unit while it is still occupied. However, the landlord must give you reasonable notice prior to entering the unit and give you the opportunity to be present while showing the unit. Reasonable notice is generally 24 hours. If you are not available at that time, you can request that the landlord show the unit at another time, as long as it is close to the original time (usually 1 to 3 days).

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